PDM, Tehreek-i-Insaf playing negative politics: Siraj.

LOWER DIR -- Jamaat-i-Islami chief Sirajul Haq on Saturday said the country needed no enemy in the presence of the Pakistan Democratic Movement and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf as the ruling parties were playing negative politics to harm national interests.

Addressing party workers during a function in Samarbagh area here, Mr Siraj said his party won't make an electoral alliance and would contest the next general elections with its own symbol and agenda.

He said the troika of PML-N, PPP and PTI had destroyed everything in the country from economy to politics to social norms, so the people no longer trusted them and wanted other political parties to form government.

The JI leader resented high inflation and flour shortages in the country and said it was a pity that long queues of people for wheat flour were everywhere from Karachi to Chitral.

'The international establishment has shortlisted political parties to rule Pakistan, so they play in its hands. Voters now understand this phenomenon and will elect honest, sincere and indigenous politicians,' he said.

About the Geneva 'aid' pledges for Pakistan, Mr Siraj said the rulers were delighted after securing loans to manage the state's affairs though debts for such purposes loans were a shame for the nation.

He said the prime minister should tell people where the Rs70 billion announced for flood victims had been spent.

Meanwhile, the JI chief complained about bad governance and incompetence and corruption of the rulers and declared them the cause of political chaos and constitutional and economic crises in the country.

He told a news conference in Dir Khas area here the other day that hoarders of essential items as well as 'mafias' were making billions of...

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